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burdizzo

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Re: 2018 Joe McDonagh Cup
« Reply #75 on: June 12, 2018, 09:06:11 AM »
Portlaoise isn't.
westmeath played carlow in Netwatch park


Carlow destroyed Westmeath in the Division 2A final in O'Moore Park, Portlaoise, earlier this year. End of March/ start of April?

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Re: 2018 Joe McDonagh Cup
« Reply #76 on: June 12, 2018, 11:16:32 AM »
And won there against Laois so a big playing surface doesn't affect them.
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Re: 2018 Joe McDonagh Cup
« Reply #77 on: June 26, 2018, 10:18:59 PM »
Final this weekend
Any thoughts?

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Re: 2018 Joe McDonagh Cup
« Reply #78 on: June 29, 2018, 05:15:23 PM »
Hard one to call really there's so little between them up to now.

Both lost one game, Carlow to Antrim and crucially Westmeath to Carlow. It's been shown plenty of times in these playoff finals that the groups results don't always give a clear indicator in the final.

If I had to choose I would probably go with Carlow who have had success in a final in Croke Park last year winning the Christy Ring.
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Re: 2018 Joe McDonagh Cup
« Reply #79 on: July 01, 2018, 03:24:31 PM »
Very poor stuff from Westmeath today

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Re: 2018 Joe McDonagh Cup
« Reply #80 on: July 02, 2018, 09:24:44 AM »
The goals either side of half time did it for Carlow particularly the first half when Westmeath missed a chance just before it.
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Re: 2018 Joe McDonagh Cup
« Reply #81 on: July 09, 2018, 12:21:32 AM »
It might not have made much difference to the results but giving these two teams only a week before the next game was a load of bollix

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Re: 2018 Joe McDonagh Cup
« Reply #82 on: July 09, 2018, 04:53:20 PM »
It might not have made much difference to the results but giving these two teams only a week before the next game was a load of bollix
Westmeath actually did ok.
Two soft goals killed them.

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Re: 2018 Joe McDonagh Cup
« Reply #83 on: July 09, 2018, 06:21:27 PM »
It's great to see 2 JMD teams playing in the All Ireland series.
It's a real sign of respect.
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